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Hotel For The Holidays

Holiday Events + Festivities in Santa Barbara

Enjoy the magic of the holiday season

Stay tuned for updates + events in the upcoming 2024 Holiday season.

There is magic in the air over the holidays when the “American Riviera” comes alive with a variety of festive things to see and do. No matter what holiday you celebrate, there’s no shortage of events, activities, and beloved traditions to enjoy this season in Santa Barbara

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Winter Chalet Bar

Finch & Fork Bar has transformed into a cozy Winter Chalet this season. Enjoy ski chalet style bites, sips and festive vibes.

5pm-9pm daily

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Christmas Day Buffet

December 25 l 12pm – 7pm

Make it the most festive--and delicious-- day of the year. Join us on Christmas for Chef Nathan's show stopping buffet of all your seasonal favorites.

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New Year’s Day Pajama Brunch

Join us on New Year’s Day for a Pajama Brunch

Santa Barbara’s favorite DJ Darla Bea will be providing the beats to bring us into the New Year Wear your pajamas for a complimentary mimosa!

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Santa Claus is back at Paseo Nuevo

At Paseo Nuevo, they’re bringing the magic of winter to shoppers and families. Stroll to Center Court where “snow” will safely fall twice each evening so families can enjoy the magic of a winter wonderland before greeting Santa at his workshop.


Zoolights at the Zoo

This December, the Santa Barbara Zoo is bringing holiday cheer with a festive outdoor celebration and lots of holiday décor.

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Statestreet Promenade Market

Stroll through State Street Promenade and discover signature Santa Barbara products and goods this holiday season.